What does Prue mean?
Prue /prue/ [1 syll.] as a name for girls. Prue's name origin is Latin, and Prue means "caution, discretion". Prue is an alternate spelling of Prudence (Latin). Compare surname Pree.
Prue has 1 variant: Pru.more]
How popular is Prue?
Prue is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#15187 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Prudence is the only popular related form of Prue (unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of this girl name reached its highest during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.405%) and is now significantly lower, with Prudence becoming less fashionable. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Prue and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A suggested similar baby name is Drue. Like Prue, this name is not frequently used.